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To change an industry, you need to change yourself

Volvo Penta’s SVP of Brand, Communication & Marketing, Malin Schwartz talks about the importance of diversity – when it comes to tackling the pressing issues of today – and the bravery of...

Giving new life to old engines - Reman Engines

With the exact same standards and specifications – and with the same warranties – remanufactured diesel engines are literally as good as new. The only real difference is faster deliveries,...

Why ‘premium’ doesn’t mean ‘expensive’

When it comes to industrial diesel engines, often spending more upfront can lower operating costs later on. Here are some areas where, from a total cost of ownership (TCO) perspective,...

Reflecting on the Internet of Things Onboard

Johan Inden, President of the Volvo Penta Marine Business, recently participated in a panel at METSTRADE 2021 on ‘The Internet of Things Onboard’. Here he shares reflections from this...

Shift towards digital-only approach to METSTRADE 2021

Volvo Penta is shifting to a digital-only approach at METSTRADE 2021, which is taking place in Amsterdam and online from November 16th – 18th.

Calculating Total Cost of Ownership and profitability

The total cost of ownership (TCO) of an industrial diesel engine is vital to your overall profitability so it’s too important to leave to gut-feeling or vague estimates. In some...

Simple measures to get the most out of your diesel engine

Looking after your machine’s diesel engine will help improve uptime, increase its durability, reduce its emissions and lower your total cost of ownership (TCO). Here are some of the small,...

The hidden costs of fuel

On the surface, measuring an industrial diesel engine’s fuel consumption and its effect on your total cost of ownership (TCO) seems straight forward, but too much focus on the fuel gage can...

The path ahead to electrify ferries around the world

Volvo Penta has an impressive global portfolio of contributing power solutions to diesel, hybrid, and electric ferries. We hear from Jan Willem, Director of Marine Commercial Global at Volvo...

Why Total Cost of Ownership is so important

Understanding total cost of ownership (TCO) of an industrial diesel engine will help you make better investments and purchase more reliable engines, but there are multiple factors that need...

What to consider when buying a facility generator engine

Volvo Penta takes a look at the key things you should consider when choosing a generator and how to get the most out of your system. From emissions reductions to synchronizing generators...

Supporting Gothenburg RoRo Terminals sustainable HVO journey

Gothenburg RoRo Terminal recently made the switch to 100% HVO fuel. Volvo Penta caught up with the terminal’s Technical Support, and Workshop Manager, Göran Dittmer, to hear about this...

Driving marine electrification together with ZEM

Last week, we made an exciting announcement about expanding our electromobility capabilities, experience, and range through the acquisition of the Norwegian company, ZEM AS. Here I share...

Ensuring optimal mining engine performance and energy efficiency

A mine is a demanding, complex work environment, for both personnel and machinery. By ensuring optimal mining engine performance, mining ventilation, and energy efficiency, companies can...

How mining companies can reduce TCO and improve uptime

How can you make sure that your mining operations are as efficient and profitable as possible? How can you be certain that your mining engines are up for the job? Here are some of the most...

Flexible aftermarket solutions that ensure parts availability and quality for the mining industry

Robust, high-performing mining engines are key to uptime, and to successful mining operations at large. However, your engine is – essentially – only as good as your aftermarket. Flexible...

Volvo Penta extends its Glass Cockpit offering

Volvo Penta, together with Garmin, has extended its Glass Cockpit offering with a new range of displays that come in 7", 9", and 12" sizes.

Remanufactured engines that meet uptime demands on land and at sea

Engine failures are always unwelcome, so handling them should be as smooth and inexpensive as possible. In this situation, getting a remanufactured engine can be a time- and cost-efficient...

Assisted Docking in Top Boating Products of the year

Volvo Penta’s Assisted Docking technology has been honored among the top products of the year by Boating Industry magazine. The top 50 boating products appeared in the May issue of the...

Compact IPS solutions increase operational efficiency and onboard comfort

At its launch in 2005, Volvo Penta’s unique Inboard Performance System (IPS) was nothing short of a propulsion revolution. An often unsung quality of the IPS solution is how compact it is,...